One of the most important steps someone accused with a DUI/DWI can take is getting evaluated by a Maryland Certified Alcohol Treatment Center. The evaluation helps the accused and the Court determine what type of treatment is necessary. The evaluation will typically suggest between twelve and... Read More
1. If you want to avoid a suspension of your driver's license or driving privileges in Prince George's County, you must request a hearing with the Motor Vehicle Administration within ten days of the issue date of the officer's certification and Order of Suspension. Technically you have thirty days... Read More
In Westminster there is a “two-tiered” drinking and driving statute prohibiting two distinct levels of impairment. Below is an explanation of the differences between a DUI and a DWI and what happens when your BAC is tested to be below the legal limit:
1) Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol: DUI... Read More
Portner & Shure consistently brings in over one million dollars every month from winning cases for our clients throughout Maryland and Virginia. Our personal injury firm would not be able to maintain this consistency without the hard work and dedication of our entire staff, from the attorneys... Read More
We are top rated attorneys who have handled thousands criminal defense cases including DWI and DUI. All of these cases have at least one thing in common: someone has either harmed their own life or the life of an innocent person. Even where there is no innocent victim injured as the result of a... Read More
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Today, a fake ID is often considered a rite of passage for young college students. Drinking and partying is the norm for colleges all across the country, and a fake ID is a ticket to mingle and stay afloat in the social scene. Unfortunately, young students are usually not fully aware of the... Read More
In general, a hearing before the Maryland Workers' Compensation Commission will take place approximately three to four months after it is requested. Despite this, sometimes cases will take longer or shorter than others to be scheduled. Even if hearing requests are made on the same day, one may take... Read More
Social Security law can be overwhelming and confusing. Within this field of law, there are even special rules that pertain to children. If you are receiving benefits on behalf of a minor, there are several important things that you must know:
Turning 18: A month before a child turns 18, his Social... Read More
This past Saturday, a 28-year-old man from Pasadena, Maryland was killed in Glen Burnie after he crashed his motorcycle. The rider was on his 2007 Honda CBR sport bike when he smashed his motorcycle into a Jeep Grand Cherokee in front of him on northbound I-97 by Dorsey Road.
The police have... Read More
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